Dr. Judy Veldhuijzen

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Judy Veldhuijzen is an Assistant Professor of Health Psychology at the Health, Medical, and Neuropsychology unit at Leiden University. Her research focuses on the psychoneurobiological mechanisms underlying somatic conditions, with a particular interest in somatosensory profiling and cognition in chronic pain (e.g., fibromyalgia), and long-term cognitive outcomes of postoperative patients surviving intensive care unit treatment. Her research relates somatosensory and cognitive outcomes to brain (dys)function, inflammatory processes, and stress mechanisms. In addition she is interested in aging processes and sex differences in chronic somatic conditions.

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